URBAN RENEWAL

LONDON (FNS) -- The food retailing battleground in the United Kingdom has moved to center city.Opening new center-city stores, which emphasize fresh and convenience foods in a small-store setting, is part of the continuing drive on the part of British food retailers to discover new avenues of growth. The out-of-town superstore format, a growth vehicle in the 1980s, hascome under increasing pressure

LONDON (FNS) -- The food retailing battleground in the United Kingdom has moved to center city.

Opening new center-city stores, which emphasize fresh and convenience foods in a small-store setting, is part of the continuing drive on the part of British food retailers to discover new avenues of growth. The out-of-town superstore format, a growth vehicle in the 1980s, has

come under increasing pressure as local governments tighten planning rules and discounters and warehous

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